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  Topic: House by Former Head of Residential Design at Taliesin West
Modmom1

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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Jul 01, 2019 3:09 pm   Subject: House by Former Head of Residential Design at Taliesin West
Does one of the "Great Room" ceiling beams actually bisect the stone column and extend out to the edge of the soffit?
  Topic: House by Former Head of Residential Design at Taliesin West
Modmom1

Replies: 8
Views: 316

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Mon Jul 01, 2019 2:42 pm   Subject: House by Former Head of Residential Design at Taliesin West
The house, on a 4 acre site located within an enclave of 30 homes that range in price from $500k-$1.2 mill just sold for asking price $649K. This seems reasonable compared with the downtown (assumin ...
  Topic: House by Former Head of Residential Design at Taliesin West
Modmom1

Replies: 8
Views: 316

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:54 pm   Subject: House by Former Head of Residential Design at Taliesin West
I'm interested in what chatters think of this house just north of Cincinnati:

"There's a Frank Lloyd Wright-Inspired Home Just Sitting In the Woods of Lebanon"

-snip

'Tony didn’t ...
  Topic: For Sale: 1938 Schindler Wolff House
Modmom1

Replies: 2
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:37 am   Subject: For Sale: 1938 Schindler Wolff House
Lots of photos of 1938 Schindler Harry J Wolff House in Sherman Oaks (hat tip Andrew R):

https://www.redfin.com/CA/Sherman-Oaks/4000-Sunnyslope-Ave-91423/home/5244301
  Topic: FLW book, summer read
Modmom1

Replies: 6
Views: 318

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:23 pm   Subject: FLW book, summer read
Not on FLW but he does appear in Mark Lamster's: "Philip Johnson: Man in the Glass House"

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/20/books/review/mark-lamster-philip-johnson-man-in-the-glass-hou ...
  Topic: Schindler's Manola Court apartments revived
Modmom1

Replies: 12
Views: 333

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Jun 06, 2019 11:18 am   Subject: Schindler's Manola Court apartments revived
Certainly a delight to be lacking in flying bugs! My snakes and frog keep us virtually free of mosquitoes but flies, which seem to appear the moment your dog releases their bowels, are disgusting. ...
  Topic: Schindler's Manola Court apartments revived
Modmom1

Replies: 12
Views: 333

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:33 pm   Subject: Schindler's Manola Court apartments revived
Thanks HOJO. Now I can see a faint demarcation in the ceiling that is probably a hatch to the roof. Leave it to Schindler to make a mundane object beautiful!

So all you west coasters, are there no ...
  Topic: Schindler's Manola Court apartments revived
Modmom1

Replies: 12
Views: 333

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:46 pm   Subject: Schindler's Manola Court apartments revived
Do you know what the yellow structure is (under gallery, third photo down from the center row)? Joe thought it might be a structure to conceal a light.

It somewhat reminds me of the Schindler ligh ...
  Topic: Schindler's Manola Court apartments revived
Modmom1

Replies: 12
Views: 333

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed Jun 05, 2019 1:12 pm   Subject: Schindler's Manola Court apartments revived
Stunning! There are more photographs here under gallery: https://www.manolacourt.com
  Topic: Could you, please, give me a piece of advice on boiler?
Modmom1

Replies: 1
Views: 139

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu May 30, 2019 1:04 pm   Subject: Could you, please, give me a piece of advice on boiler?
We installed a 74,000 Laars system into our 2,200 sq ft house but this is not a DYI project. It was by far our largest expense. My husband is very handy in almost all trades but would really advice ...
  Topic: Booth Cottage?
Modmom1

Replies: 22
Views: 1527

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Wed May 22, 2019 5:21 pm   Subject: Booth Cottage?
If any of you are on twitter, Blair Kamin (architecture critic for the Chicago Tribune) is attempting to locate the owners:

https://twitter.com/BlairKamin/status/1131308062365671425

https://www ...
  Topic: Cols Landmarks/Westcott/CMA: Lynda Waggoner Lecture 5/16
Modmom1

Replies: 3
Views: 272

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat May 18, 2019 9:04 am   Subject: Cols Landmarks/Westcott/CMA: Lynda Waggoner Lecture 5/16
One house that will NEVER be on this list is the "McMansion" owned by the CEO of DWR! I would have expected an architectural gem by Neutra or Lautner but instead here it is:

https://www. ...
  Topic: Cols Landmarks/Westcott/CMA: Lynda Waggoner Lecture 5/16
Modmom1

Replies: 3
Views: 272

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat May 18, 2019 8:58 am   Subject: Cols Landmarks/Westcott/CMA: Lynda Waggoner Lecture 5/16
I went to this lecture which was a history of Fallingwater and FLW. Lynda Waggoner is now working with Iconic Houses organization:

https://www.iconichouses.org/about

20th century architect's ...
  Topic: FLW Apprentice/Artist Tony Smith's other architecture
Modmom1

Replies: 24
Views: 1065

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat May 18, 2019 8:52 am   Subject: FLW Apprentice/Artist Tony Smith's other architecture
I was informed that this house is about to go on the market, when it does I will post a link- additional photographs might reveal some answers.

For those interested in reading more about Tony Smit ...
  Topic: FLW Apprentice/Artist Tony Smith's other architecture
Modmom1

Replies: 24
Views: 1065

PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Tue May 14, 2019 11:36 am   Subject: FLW Apprentice/Artist Tony Smith's other architecture
SDR,

I found the answer to where the spiral staircase goes to in the Home & Garden article you reference above (just getting around to reading it) In the first paragraph the author states: &q ...
 
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